The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

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The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby Sherab Rigdrol » Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:50 pm

Check out the price inflation!

http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Red-Amulet-I ... red+amulet

What are your thoughts on reselling/selling a dharma book of this nature at those prices?

Also, if anyone is in need of a copy they have one for a normal price at my local bookstore which I'd be more than happy to pick up for someone. I picked up my copy today after I found out the prices skyrocketed on Amazon.
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby heart » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:37 pm

"To reject practice by saying, 'it is conceptual!' is the path of fools. A tendency of the inexperienced and something to be avoided."
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby Sherab Rigdrol » Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:38 pm

That's good to see!
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby Pema Rigdzin » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:07 pm

Or you can purchase it directly from Rinpoches' main US center's book store here for $17: http://www.padmasambhava.org/cart/catal ... 74d9c0a50f

An amazing book for those wishing to practice Kilaya, especially Tsasum Lingpa Kilaya.
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby michaelb » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:47 pm

I wouldn't ever buy anything from Amazon ever. They don't pay their taxes. If you're going to buy Dharma books, buy them from Dharma people.
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby Tsultrim T. » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:55 pm

Pema Rigdzin wrote:Or you can purchase it directly from Rinpoches' main US center's book store here for $17: http://www.padmasambhava.org/cart/catal ... 74d9c0a50f

An amazing book for those wishing to practice Kilaya, especially Tsasum Lingpa Kilaya.


Not sure about this, I checked the other day and their site listed it as out of stock. Maybe it is in between printings which explains the inflation...
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby Pema Rigdzin » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:45 am

Tsultrim T. wrote:
Pema Rigdzin wrote:Or you can purchase it directly from Rinpoches' main US center's book store here for $17: http://www.padmasambhava.org/cart/catal ... 74d9c0a50f

An amazing book for those wishing to practice Kilaya, especially Tsasum Lingpa Kilaya.


Not sure about this, I checked the other day and their site listed it as out of stock. Maybe it is in between printings which explains the inflation...


Oh, you're right. Well then I guess Namse Bangdzo it is lol.
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby ngodrup » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:22 am

What happens is that when a book goes out of print, especially from a small press,
is it get labeled as a rare book and gets priced as if there are olny a few dozen in circulation.
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby byamspa » Sun Mar 24, 2013 5:35 pm

According to the PBC website, it will be republished by Shambhala some time in the near future.

It might still be available as an E-book, as my copy is the one on my kindle.
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby michaelb » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:44 am

I've seen it on scribd. Not that that's necessarily a good thing, but I have.
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Re: The Dark Red Amulet: Vajrakilaya Practice

Postby Sherab Rigdrol » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:39 pm

Once again if anyone is desperate for a copy I'd be more than happy to pick one up for you!
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